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Partnerships

Human relationships are work. Even the best partnerships all require effort, whether that’s in life, friendship, love, or business.

We’re conditioned to think that when we find the perfect partner or partners, everything will magically work out, but that’s isn’t really accurate. It is true that there will be people you’ll naturally click with and it will be easier to collaborate with them. 

But you will still need to put the work in to keep the relationship thriving and healthy. 

Communication. Trust. Empathy. Care. Gratitude.

These are all things that you’ll need for a successful partnership. They all take work, but make things so much better. 

Don’t get complacent or lazy if you want your partnerships to last.

PS – It’s V-Day, and COVID has accelerated the numbers of domestic violence cases. Please consider reaching out to local hotlines and shelters for ways to help. If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic abuse, you can call the National Domestic Abuse hotline at 1-800-799-7233.

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